A special place to grow...
RCIA - The process by which adults explore the Catholic faith.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is the place for you!
Every year adults are welcomed into the Catholic Community through RCIA.  It is a learning and loving process. Please call or e-mail Sharon Crall (932-5589) for more information or to join us as we make this faith journey.
St. Mary's Faith Formation 
Wednesday Evenings from September through April

Grades 1-5
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Grades 6-12 
7 PM - 8:15 PM

Fees are $25 per student with a maximum of $50 per family.

Contact Sharon Crall for more information.
St. Mary's Youth Ministry
Many opportunities exist . . . 
Liturgical Ministries
Confirmation Process
Youth Group
Youth Choir
Local Service Projects
Prom & Graduation Masses
"Catholics in Action"
Diocesan Jr. Hi Youth Rally
Diocesan Sr. Hi Youth Rally
Catholic Youth Camp
National Catholic Youth Conference

Adult Continuing Education
The seeds that are planted in our young days of religious education or in our RCIA process continue to grow with ongoing nurturing.  St. Mary's offers many adult faith formation opportunities.
St. Mary's Catholic Church
730 Benton Ave. West      PO Box 365        Albia, IA 52531                      Office: 641-932-5130
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Youth Faith Formation and Adult Faith Formation

Other Adult Sacramental Preparation
Pre-Baptism Parent Classes:  Offered four times a year.  Our next class is May 2012.   Pre Registrtion is required.  Call 932-5589 to pre-register.

Marriage Preparation:  After an initial meeting with the Pastor, offerings include Sponsor Couple Program or Diocesan Wedding Preparation Weekend.

Faith Formation Ministry Opportunities
Catechist               Catechist Aide                 Confirmation Prayer Pal
For more information contact 
Sharon Crall, 641-932-5589 or e-mail,  scrallalbia@iowatelecom.net.
Adult Faith Formation Ministry Opportunities
RCIA Team Member           RCIA Sponsor           RCIA Prayer Ministers
For more information contact Sharon Crall, 641-932-5589 or e-mail scrallalbia@iowatelecom.net.